oblique vein of the left atrium

noun

Medical Definition of oblique vein of the left atrium

: a small vein that passes obliquely down the posterior surface of the left atrium, empties into the coronary sinus, and is a remnant of the left duct of Cuvier

called also oblique vein, oblique vein of left atrium, oblique vein of Marshall

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“Oblique vein of the left atrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oblique%20vein%20of%20the%20left%20atrium. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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